Movies about Ancient Egypt

Movies about Ancient Egypt
List of the best films about Ancient Egypt according to the audience: Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb, Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt, The Scorpion King: Book of Souls, X-Men: Apocalypse, The Mummy, The Mummy, The Ten Commandments, The Tragedy of Man, Cleopatra, Gods of Egypt.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredocumentary, history
CountryUSA, Egypt
CharactersArchaeologists
PlotExcavations
PlaceEgypt, Tomb

This documentary follows a team of local archaeologists excavating never before explored passageways, shafts, and tombs, piecing together the secrets of Egypt’s most significant find in almost 50 years in Saqqara.

Three Heroes and the Princess of Egypt (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Crocodiles
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Mummies
PlaceEgypt, Pyramid
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleExciting

The new adventures of the three heroes and, of course, the horse Yuliya!!!!. Where will the fate of the fairy tale heroes, who have fallen in love with them still go, what challenges do they have to overcome, that will help them defeat the dark forces? We will find out about this very soon.

The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Belgium
CharactersStrong women, Archers, Warriors, The Pharaohs
PlotMartial Arts, Religious, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts
StyleExciting, Fascinating

The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Gods, Mutant, Strong women
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Martial Arts, Basketball
PlaceSpace, Egypt, Laboratory, Poland
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, By comics, Tense, Epic

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

The Mummy (1999)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersLovers, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Mummies, Supernatural, Chase, Expeditions
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleExciting, For men

Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for all eternity as a punishment for a forbidden love.

The Mummy (1959)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Archaeologists
PlotTime travel, Mummies, Supernatural
PlaceEgypt, Africa, England, Tomb
Time19th century
StyleFancy, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 centuries ago, has been brought to life by the power of the ancient gods and his sole purpose is to destroy those responsible for the desecration of the sacred tomb. But Isobel, wife of one of the explorers, resembles the beautiful princess, forcing the speechless and tormented monster to defy commands and abduct Isobel to an unknown fate.

The Ten Commandments (1956)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:40
CharactersThe Pharaohs
PlotAdventure, Slavery
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Deserts
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

The Tragedy of Man (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama, cartoon, history
CountryHungary
Duration02:40
CharactersScientists, The Pharaohs
PlotReligious
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StylePhilosophical, Epic

Jankovics's adaptation of the eponymous play is divided into multiple parts, and depicts the creation and fall of Man throughout history.

Cleopatra (1934)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotWar, Adventure
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Roman Empire
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

The queen of Egypt barges the Nile and flirts with Mark Antony and Julius Caesar.

Gods of Egypt (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration01:28
CharactersGods, Demons, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Geniuses, Heroes, Family, Inventors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine, Adoption
PlaceEgypt

A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Monkeys, Family, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Volcanoes, Mystery
PlaceEgypt, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, England, London
StyleTwisted plot, Light, Smart

When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersGods, Jews, Slaves, Prophets, Mothers
PlotAdventure, Slavery, Religious, Fate
PlaceEgypt, Deserts
StyleEpic

The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Isle of Dogs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom
Duration01:28
CharactersDogs, Animals, Childrens, Warriors
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Conspiracies, Freedom, Fear
PlaceIslands, Japan
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Tense, Fancy, Epic

In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet.

Prometheus (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Androids, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Travel, Supernatural, Expeditions, Excavations
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Seventh Son (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, China
Duration01:42
CharactersWitch, Dragons, Knights, Demons, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceEngland
Time18th century
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, By books, Serious, Disturbing

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Aliens, Monsters, Mutant
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
PlaceAircraft, Party, New York

After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersHeroes, Wizards, Sultans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mythology, Rivalry
PlaceDeserts
StyleExciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.

Robin Hood (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51
CharactersHorses, Thieves, Heroes, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotLove, Fight, Slavery, Money, Friendship
PlaceVillage, Ships, England, Party, Deserts
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersDragons, Knights
PlotFriendship
PlaceVillage
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

When aspiring knight Gareth goes in search of a fallen comet rumored to contain gold, he is shocked to instead find the dragon Drago. After Drago saves Gareth's life the two become intricately bonded, and must work together to defeat an evil sorcerer and stop his reign of terror. Along the way, Gareth learns the true meaning of being a knight in this fantasy action-adventure for the ages.




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